One of the things I love about iStencils is that each design is available in multiple sizes. For the second of my two stenciled pillows, I used the same Damask pattern as on the first, but in a smaller size. To mix it up a little more, I repeated the motif to create an allover […]
Stenciling Ideas & Inspiration
When long time sponsor iStencils offered to send me some stencils to play with, I was beyond excited. For one thing, I really needed a painting break, and this was the perfect excuse. For another… well, who doesn’t like free stuff? And you know what’s even better? Starting tomorrow you’ll have a chance to get […]
This umbrella, from Christen of Two Happy Hearts, is the perfect way to greet those April showers we’ve been having lately. She stenciled the umbrella with block printing ink, which I’ve never used, but am now anxious to try. Visit her blog for more photos and a how-to tutorial.
I love paper crafts. I don’t do a lot of them myself, but today I needed a card for someone special, and decided to see if I could come up with something creative. First I cut cardstock to size using my rotary cutter. I bought this cutter, along with a self-healing mat and quilting ruler […]
Abbie Park believes we learn though doing and making with our hands, and she strives to create something every day. She shares her creativity via her blog, Abbie Living. Two of her recent projects feature tshirts for her little ones, stenciled with sweet hatching chicks and baby bunnies. She provides a detailed freezer paper stenciling tutorial, as well as free downloads for the stencils she created.